one-dimensional

adjective
one-di·​men·​sion·​al | \ ˈwən-də-ˈmench-nəl, -ˈmen(t)-shə-nᵊl How to pronounce one-dimensional (audio) also -dī- \

Definition of one-dimensional

1 : having one dimension A straight line is one-dimensional. The one-dimensional sequence of amino acids is the primary structure.— Douglas R. Hofstadter
2 : lacking depth or complexity : superficial To the audience, the term "sitcom" connoted a lot of one-dimensional stories and characters.— Bob Fisher

Other Words from one-dimensional

one-dimensionality \ ˈwən-​də-​ˌmen(t)-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē How to pronounce one-dimensional (audio) also  -​dī-​ \ noun
one-di​mension​ally adverb
a one-dimensionally portrayed character The pixels were arranged one-dimensionally. [=in a straight line]

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First Known Use of one-dimensional

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“One-dimensional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-dimensional. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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